TR0955 : The Barn Oast, Nickle Farm, Chartham, Kent

taken 8 years ago, near to Shalmsford Street, Kent, Great Britain

The Barn Oast, Nickle Farm, Chartham, Kent
The Barn Oast, Nickle Farm, Chartham, Kent
The Barn Oast
Four square kilned oast house, with a mixture of traditional cowl and modern ventilator top.
Oast Houses
An Oast House is a building used to dry fresh hops before they are sent to the brewers, to be used for flavouring beer. A traditional Oast House consists of the 'oast' and the 'stowage'. The oast was a kiln, with a plenum chamber fired by charcoal at ground floor and the drying floor directly above. The steep pitched roof channelled the hot air through the hops to the top. The stowage, was the barn section, it had a cooling floor and press at first floor and storage area at ground floor. Read more LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 September, 2009
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
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Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0923 5581 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.7820N 0:59.8552E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0919 5589
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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